Savanna Restoration Series: Part 4

Bring your hammer and your "eagle eyes" and join Lori and her son, Farmer Bryan Havens, for the fourth and final installment of the story of their major land restoration project, a journey that takes them back into the past in order to launch them into the future!

Savanna Restoration Series: Part 3

Put your mud boots on, grab your shovel, and join Lori and her son, Farmer Bryan Havens, for part three of the story of their major land restoration project, a journey that takes them back into the past in order to launch them into the future!

Savanna Restoration Series: Part 2

Join Lori and her son, Farmer Bryan Havens, for Part 2 of the story of their major land restoration project, a journey that takes them back into the past in order to launch them into the future!

Savanna Restoration Series: Part 1

Join Lori and her son, Farmer Bryan Havens, as they undertake a major land restoration project at their 100-year-old farm that takes them back into the past in order to launch them into the future!

Winter Arrival Delays Turkey Processing and Brings Challenges

Farm on the Hill's pastured turkeys received an unexpected 'stay of execution' when a freak early snowstorm prevented safe travel to the processor! Read along and see the challenges that Farmer Bryan faces as he works to keep the birds safe and alive for one more week out on the winter pasture!

More Farm Babies

The masons worked hard to repair the crumbling and leaking barn walls at Wisconsin's Farm on the Hill ... could Farmer Bryan build the brooder room fast enough after they were done to have it ready for the turkey poults?

Concrete Work Helps 100-Year-Old Farm

We finally hired a mason after seeing the problems with the 100-year-old stone foundations ... join Bryan and Lori for a look at the before and afters in the 100-year-old house and barn!

Life and Death on the Farm

Life and death are a daily reality on a farm. Join Farmer Bryan and Lori as they try to help a hypothermic chicken after a night of storms.

Pastured Eggs

Visit the springtime pastures of Farm on the Hill as "the girls" are introduced to their new home!

Almost Egg Time

Farm on the Hill's Egg Mobile inches ever-closer to completion ... watch the progress with us!

Trying an Ancient Wheat

Lori Havens brings us along as she bakes bread using fresh-ground Einkorn Wheat, an ancient grain.

Let's Bring Back Bartering

Lori and her farmer son, Bryan, assist a neighbor with an otherwise overwhelming job on their farm, and rediscover the tradition of bartering. Money isn't the only thing that has value!

The Chicken or the Eggmobile

Construction on the Eggmobile and Chicken Tractors is in full-swing at Farm on the Hill, while a surprise in the brooder throws a monkey wrench in the preparations for the arrival of baby chicks this month!

100 Years of Mice

Lori learned to oven can her dry goods to keep them safe from mice this winter, and in the process linked a young man with his great-grandfather.

Rural Heating With Wood

Heating the rural farmhouse with propane is outrageously expensive. We are learning the art and science of heating with wood ... sometimes the hard way!

Homemade Christmas Gifts From the Farm

In times of plenty or want, a homemade gift given with love warms the heart of the recipient. This Christmas, an easy-to-make, yet unusual “gift-in-a-jar” will find its way to our family and friends.